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US News Less than 5,000 new cases in France, a third candidate for the vaccine ... update on the coronavirus

01:00  24 november  2020
01:00  24 november  2020 Source:   parismatch.com

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France Coronavirus update with statistics and graphs: total and new cases , deaths per day, mortality and recovery rates, current active 2, 000 k Currently Infected. 14,524 new cases and 625 new deaths in France . " Pour la première fois, Santé Publique France a comptabilisé les résultats des

France registered 52,010 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, following a record 45,422 on Saturday, the health ministry said in a statement In Hungary, there were 3 ,149 new cases of coronavirus reported on Sunday, the highest single-day tally and jumping above 3 , 000 for the first

New reports, new measures and highlights: update on the latest developments in the Covid-19 pandemic in France and in the world.

  Moins de 5000 nouveaux cas en France, un 3e candidat pour le vaccin... le point sur le coronavirus © REUTERS / Benoit Tessier The situation in France

The health restrictions imposed this fall have made it possible to slow the circulation of the virus and to cross the epidemic peak of the second wave. As a result, hospital pressure is starting to decline slightly and the number of new confirmed cases dropped below 5,000 in 24 hours on Monday (4,452), for the first time since September 28. A symbolic bar, set in mid-October as the horizon facing the second wave by the Head of State. Even if the numbers are still lower at the end of the weekend.

Covid-19: WHO records an absolute record of new daily cases in the world

 Covid-19: WHO records an absolute record of new daily cases in the world © Jean-Philippe Ksiazek, AFP According to WHO figures, updated on November 15, 2020, more than 53.7 million Covid-19 cases have been identified around the world since the start of the pandemic. With nearly 661,000 new cases of contamination, the World Health Organization recorded an all-time high for new cases of coronavirus worldwide for the day of Saturday, according to its pandemic dashboard updated on Sunday.

The decision came less than a week after the guidelines were tightened ahead of annual college entrance exams scheduled for 3 December. Inner Mongolia’s health authority said on Saturday it had confirmed two new coronavirus cases in Hulunbuir city on the Chinese border with Russia.

China tests millions after coronavirus flare-ups in three cities. More now on the cases in China Spain will begin a comprehensive coronavirus vaccination programme in January and expects to have New daily cases have come in at fewer than 50, 000 for more than two weeks, according to a

Monday, 31,449 patients affected by the disease were still hospitalized, including 4,438 in the intensive care units, down since the peak of the 2nd wave on November 16 (33,466 including 4,903 patients in shifts). The death toll, whose total death toll has approached 50,000 since the start of the epidemic (49,232), has also started to stabilize in recent days.

In this context of slight improvement, the Head of State should confirm the lifting of certain constraints: hard hit by two confinements during the year, so-called "non-essential" businesses such as bookstores or clothing stores are moving towards a reopening which could take place as early as next weekend, according to a minister.

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Covid-19: the United States hopes to vaccinate 20 million people by the end of the year

 Covid-19: the United States hopes to vaccinate 20 million people by the end of the year The prospect of first vaccinations against Covid-19 in the United States by the end of the year is materializes: after Pfizer / BioNTech last week, the American biotechnology company Moderna announced Monday that its vaccine was 94.5% effective. The two vaccines could be authorized by the United States Medicines Agency (FDA) in the first half of December, said Monday Moncef Slaoui, scientific manager of Operation Warp Speed, set up by President Donald Trump to vaccinate the American population.

For example, three doses of the polio vaccine is nearly 100 percent effective while the vaccine for Full coverage and live updates on the Coronavirus . In these roles, I was responsible for 10, 000 physicians, 38, 000 staff and the medical care of 5 million Americans on both the west and east coasts.

New additions and recent updates : • A vaccine by Anhui Zhifei Longcom and the Chinese Academy Some coronavirus vaccines are now in Phase 1/2 trials, for example, in which they are tested for the first 27, Dr. Bourla announced that the volunteers in the trial had yet to experience enough cases of

A third candidate in the running for the

vaccine The British laboratory AstraZeneca , associated with the University of Oxford, has developed a vaccine effective 70% on average, even 90% in some cases, according to interim results of large-scale clinical trials.


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These results seem for the moment less convincing than those of its competitors Pfizer / BioNTech or Moderna, which claim an efficiency greater than 90%, but the British formula has the advantage of using a more traditional technology , making its future vaccine less expensive and easier to store since it does not need to be stored at very low temperature.

As the good news follows on the vaccine front, the boss of the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that "the poorest and most vulnerable risk being trampled in the rush on vaccines" . The WHO has put in place a mechanism to prevent the richest countries from grabbing all the doses, but it requires 4.3 billion dollars immediately, and 23.8 more in 2021.

Coronavirus: The contract for a vaccine between the European Union and Moderna concluded "in a few days"

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Inner Mongolia’s health authority said on Saturday it had confirmed two new coronavirus cases in Hulunbuir city on the Chinese border with Russia. It comes after nearly a third of the 1,200 global firms tracked by the report either cut or cancelled their shareholder payouts for the quarter.

And, of course, this vaccine , this homegrown vaccine , is easier to administer as well than the Pfizer The vaccine – called ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 – uses a harmless, weakened version of a common virus WHO warns that Europe faces third wave early in 2021 if governments repeat their failures to prepare.

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England sets its post-confinement rules

After four weeks of confinement, England will return at the beginning of December to restrictions imposed locally depending on the incidence of the virus. The restrictions are expected to be relaxed for a few days over Christmas. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan for post-containment will be accompanied by a massive and rapid screening program for populations in areas classified as "very high" risk.

The United States hopes to vaccinate soon

The United States hopes to start its vaccination campaign against Covid-19 before mid-December , as soon as it obtains the approval of the health authorities, said Sunday a senior official of the government operation for vaccines. “Our plan is to be able to transport the vaccines to the immunization sites within 24 hours of approval, so I expect it to be maybe the second day after approval, the 11th or the 12th. December, ”said Moncef Slaoui on CNN, when asked about the expected date of the first vaccinations in the United States.

Once this mass vaccination campaign is launched, the country can expect to achieve "herd immunity" in May, he added.

Global update

The pandemic has killed at least 1,388,590 worldwide since the WHO office in China reported the onset of the disease at the end of December, according to a report established by the AFP from official sources Monday at 11:00 GMT.

The United States is the most bereaved country with 256,798 deaths, followed by Brazil (169,183 dead), India (133,738 dead), Mexico (101,676 dead) and the United Kingdom (55,024 dead). Italy crossed the 50,000 dead mark on Monday.

Corona vaccination in Germany is delayed and will probably not start until next year .
Actually, the first people in Germany should be vaccinated from mid-December, so the hope of the German government and the citizens. But now the schedule could shift: According to information from the Financial Times , conditional approval of the corona vaccine from Biontech and Pfizer by the European Medicines Agency EMA is theoretically possible this month - but the distribution of the vaccine would probably not be possible January 2021.

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